West End Lane, Essendon, Hertfordshire
- Detached House
An impressive country estate with superb leisure complex. Luxurious living in this private setting of around 7.5 acres
Lakeside Manor combines character features with classic styling and an impressive attention to detail and sits in a private position with wonderful views over the extensive and beautiful grounds.
It is an exceptional country house with well-designed spaces, refined touches and a welcoming ambience.
From the stunning vaulted entrance with stained glass windows which opens to the impressive reception hall, the stunning kitchen/breakfast room and the elegant reception and entertainment areas, this is a property which has been thoughtfully created with luxury, comfort and recreation in mind.
The ground floor provides flexible accommodation, including three/four reception rooms, all with French doors to the terrace. There is an integral pool complex with bar, sitting area and entertainment area leading to a steam room, sauna, games room, cinema, gym, 2nd kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom. Adjacent to the leisure complex is the all-weather tennis court.
The first floor offers three well-appointed double bedrooms, all with high-quality en suite bathrooms including a master suite with two fitted dressing rooms. All bedrooms also enjoy access to a balcony with panoramic views over the gardens.
Outside, there is a detached two bedroom bungalow and a garage block with an office/hobby room above and two summerhouses within the estate. Set back from the road behind electric gates, the sweeping driveway leads to the garage block and the turning circle positioned to the front of the main house.
Lakeside Manor is tucked away in this picturesque location on the outskirts of the charming village of Essendon around 3 miles east of Hatfield and 5 miles south-west of Hertford. This is an area renowned for its fine countryside and views over the Lee Valley yet conveniently located for transport links and access to local amenities. The village has an Inn and a church and further amenities may be found in Hatfield and Hertford. There is excellent shopping at The Galleria centre in Hatfield and both towns boast a wealth of restaurants and bars.
For commuting, there is a direct train service to London Kings Cross and Moorgate from Hatfield Station and the Piccadilly underground line is available at Cockfosters, approximately 8 miles away. Potters Bar, Hertford or Bayford Stations are within easy reach. Road communications are also good with Junction 4 of the A1(M) around 3 miles away and Junction 24 of the M25 just 6 miles distant.
Sporting facilities include golf at Hatfield London Country Club, Essendon, Mill Hill and Brookmans Park Golf Club and cricket at Hatfield, North Mymms and Potters Bar and Hatfield. Walking, riding and cycling are widely available and the Lee Valley Athletics Centre, the largest indoor and outdoor athletics facility in the south-east is just 10 miles away.
There is a wide range of excellent schools in the area including Bishops Hatfield Girls School, Stormont School, Lochinver School, Queenswood, Haberdashers Aske's, St Albans School, Haileybury, Aldenham and Harrow School.
Services: All main services
Local Authority: Welwyn & Hatfield Borough Council
Tel: 01707 357 000
Energy Performance: A copy of the full Energy Performance
Certificate is available upon request.
2 Downstairs Cloakrooms
Drawing Room (8.51m x 6.07m)
Dining Room (4.95m x 3.43m)
Sitting Room (7.11m x 4.52m)
Morning Room (6.91m x 6.22m)
Kitchen / Breakfast Room (7.70m x 7.14m)
Utility Room (3.51m x 2.34m)
Office / Bedroom 4 (5.56m x 4.90m)
Indoor Swimming Pool Complex (27.00m x 16.33m)
Jacuzzi / Sauna / Steam Rooms
Cinema (10.77m x 5.36m)
Games Room (10.77m x 5.79m)
Kitchen 2 (3.53m x 3.00m)
Bedroom 5 (5.23m x 3.23m)
Jack and Jill Bathroom
Bedroom 6 (6.40m x 5.33m)
Gymnasium (former Helicopter Hanger) (8.94m x 3.53m)
Master Bedroom (6.48m x 4.70m)
Dressing Room (4.09m x 3.89m)
Walk In Wardrobe
Bedroom 2 (4.09m x 3.89m)
Bedroom 3 (4.11m x 3.81m)
SEPARATE BUNGALOW (274.02m)
2 x SUMMER HOUSES (53.64m)
GARAGES WITH WORKSHOP AND HOBBY ROOM (311.20m)
GREENHOUSE & STORE (53.64m)
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